Within the framework of the Festival of Chinese Culture 2014, the artists of the Dragon Contemporary Dance Theatre of Beijing will perform on our stage the only show in Moscow of The Gates of Shaolin. Tickets are sold exclusively through our Theatre’s box office.
On June 4, at the Theatre’s box office, an advance sale of tickets opened to the September premiere of Domenico Cimarosa’s opera Il matrimonio segreto (The Secret Marriage), a joint production by the K. S. Stanislavsky and V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre and the Russian University of Dramatic Arts (GITIS).
The opening nights are scheduled for September 20 and 21.
On June 4, an advance sale of tickets opened for September, 2014. Also tickets are being sold to the Five Nights of American Ballet festival which will be presented in Moscow by the dance companies Aszure Barton and Artists (September 19 and 20) and Shen Wei Dance Arts (October 3, 4, and 5).
On July 15, a recital by Igor Zelinsky, the People’s Artist of Russia, Artistic Director of the C. S. Stanislavsky and Vl. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre’s ballet, and leading dancer of the Mariinsky Theatre, was held on stage of the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg.
In the July 14’s performance of the ballet La Sylphide, principal dancer of the Stanislavsky ballet, Dmitri Sobolevsky, performed for the first time the part of James, as Anastasia Lemenko did the part of Effie, and Elizaveta Cheprasova, in the first act’s pas de deux; Ksenia Ryzhova and Elizaveta Cheprasova also made their debuts in the three sylphs. Evgeni Perunov debuted at the podium.
The Orpheus Radio continues its cycle of meetings with art personalities and other people whose lives are associated with the K. S. Stanislavsky and V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre. Last Thursday, Alexei Barabanov’s guests at the studio were pianist Natalia Burmeister-Tchaikovskaya and Director of the Theatre’s ballet Zurab Sakhokia.
Within the framework of The Festive Peals Festival which is dedicated to the appearance of the Tikhvin icon of the Mother of God, the artists of the Musical Theatre’s opera and orchestra gave a concert in the town of Tikhvin. T
July 4, 5, and 6 saw the premiere series of the ballet Manon, choreographed by Kenneth MacMillan and performed by three casts: Natalia Somova, Tatiana Melnik, and Anna Ol as Manon; Ivan Mikhalev, Alban Lendor, and Semion Velichko as des Grieux; Georgi Smilevsky, Dmitri Sobolevsky, and Alexei Lyubimov as Lescaut; Olga Sizykh, Valeria Mukhanova, and Oksana Kardash as Lescaut’s mistress; and Anton Domashev and Stanislav Bukharaev as Monsieur GM.
On July 2 and 3, dress rehearsals were held for the ballet Manon at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre. The Rossia-Kultura TV Channel’s crew attended one on July 2.
The beginning of theatre is not the cloakroom, as many think, but stage set, costumes, and props. It is those three components that must converge in the same place and time in order for the director and the actors to be able to immerse the audiences in another reality. Such was the conclusion that the Moskva 24 TV channel’s crew made after visiting the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre’s shops and back-stage.
On June 23, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre’s Art Director, Alexander Titel, guested in the TV show, The Leading Role. The topic was, naturally, the recent premiere production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni.